21 Aug '17, 10am

This was how movie tickets in S’pore were sold in the past, before technology came along https://t.co/wENEuIBrlg

It is so convenient to buy movie tickets through online ticketing systems these days that we often take the whole process for granted. But imagine a time when mobile phones were the size of bricks, Star Wars had only three parts, and computers still started up with such screens. Advertisement Image via Wikipedia . Or worse, imagine a time when none of these technologies even existed (Gasp!). For the longest time, all the way up till the 1990s, the ticketing system for movie tickets were scarily manual and paper-based. Here are the steps that you’d have to take to get movie tickets in those days: Check movie listings, but not via internet Since there’s no internet or smart mobile device technology, you’ll have to refer to the day’s movie listings published in the newspapers. Or you’ll have to head down to the cinema. Movie listings can hardly be found in the papers these da...

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